Tag Archives: Joe Maddon

Anatomy of Extending a Joe Maddon Contract

Frank Chance, Cap Anson, Charlie Grimm, and Joe Maddon. This is the Mount Rushmore of Chicago Cubs managers. Cap having the most games (and pre-World Series titles) and a record of 1,282-932. Grimm recording a .547 winning percentage and nearly 1,000 wins, to go along with his two league championships. Chance won four league championships,…

Don’t Hang this on Joe

A carpenter cannot build a house with just a hammer. A doctor cannot perform surgery with just forceps. A mechanic cannot fix a car with just a wrench. Joe Maddon cannot win playoff games with one reliever. But people are certainly out pointing their finger at Joe this morning for not calling on Wade Davis in…

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This is the Genius of Joe Maddon

2016, World Series, Game 7. Kyle Hendricks was on the mound, with the lead, and appeared to be dealing. With two out and a blown strike call later, he allowed a baserunner on a weakly hit grounder. Joe Maddon went to the mound and called Jon Lester into the game. Joe would go on to…

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Bad Joe Maddon Decisions Cost a Game?

The breed of people in Twitter and Facebook are vastly different. Twitter, a social platform which is incredibly easy to be anonymous, tends to be much more open to questioning outcomes with a  surprising level head. Facebook on the otherhand has so many that dare not question anything Cubs cause they "trust in Theo" or…

Schwarber Could Play Left Field in Games Three, Four, and Five

UPDATE: KYLE SCHWARBER UPDATE   I mean, there's no other way to say that... right? Snd if this happens... HOLY F&^%#%& S#%^!!!!!! When speaking with media after the game here is what Kyle Schwarber had to say. https://twitter.com/MDGonzales/status/791492538196787200 Yes, nothing has been ruled out - but is it smart? Like will he damage anything if…